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Demographics

People

Total Population249
Male Share of the Population43.4%
Female Share of the Population56.6%
Senior Citizens26.5%
Employed Population 16+92
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married67.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher6.5%
Median Earnings25+$35,556
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,667

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,016
% Above Poverty Level93.1%
% Below Poverty Level6.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.7%
Median Gross Rent$0
Median House Value$78,300

Ancestry

German20.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.3%
Irish12.9%
Dutch4.8%
English4.8%
Czech1.6%
Scottish0.8%
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Ames Almanac

CategoryValue
County Major County
Standard Zip Codes73718
Phone Area Codes580
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.24
Approximate Longitude-98.18

Ames Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationOKEENE
Distance11.6 miles
Jan Temp24 to 48 F
Apr Temp46 to 73 F
Jul Temp70 to 97 F
Oct Temp49 to 76 F
Annual Precip31.4 inches
StationHELENA 1 SSE
Distance20.6 miles
Jan Temp21 to 44 F
Apr Temp44 to 70 F
Jul Temp69 to 95 F
Oct Temp47 to 73 F
Annual Precip31.6 inches
StationENID
Distance21.3 miles
Jan Temp22 to 44 F
Apr Temp45 to 69 F
Jul Temp71 to 94 F
Oct Temp48 to 73 F
Annual Precip34.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Drummond432$54,167
Fairview2,634$56,964
Lahoma539$63,233
Meno187$50,750
Ringwood621$55,139
Waukomis1,526$56,447
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